|Museum of Conceptual Art: Opening of a New Space|
"On Wednesday, January 3, 1973, the Museum of Conceptual Art opened its doors across the street from its previous space in San Francisco. The new address (75 Third Street) is above the Breen’s Bar where many previous showings by MOCA have occurred. In this dingy loft, previously used by a printing company, about 500 artists and viewers gathered between 7pm and 11pm expecting to witness a startling new show by the museum’s curator Tom Marioni...
Keywords: MOCA-FM; Inter-Media and Visual Arts; Performance Art
|MOCA-FM: A Live Symposium on Conceptual Art|
Tom Marioni, Director of the Museum of Conceptual Art, leads a live panel discussion on the subject of conceptual art. Participants includes: Jim Melchert, David Hollsenbeck, Bill Geiss, and Transparent Teachers Inc. This barely moderated event includes discussions on the definition of conceptual art as art without a frame; conceptual art as a vacation; how to fry bacon; experimenting with dogs; and other amusing interludes that eradicate the barrier between thought and action...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Modern Art; MOCA-FM
|MOCA/FM: Sound Art from the Museum of Conceptual Art|
The Museum of Conceptual Art (MOCA), San Francisco, presents an exhibition for radio by 26 artists, each of whom had been asked to do produce pieces of about sixty seconds duration. Produced by Tom Marioni, director of MOCA, these brief conceptual sound pieces, created by a variety of artists, sculptors, and musicians range from rather conventional jazz music and poetry to downright bizarre examples of text sound compositions ad quasi ambient sound recordings...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA FM; Spoken Word; Sound Poetry; Modern Art
|MOCA/FM: Interview with Dennis Oppenheim|
From a program recorded in October of 1970, Charles Amirkhanian speaks with San Francisco Museum of Conceptual Art founder Tom Marioni and earthworks artist Dennis Oppenheim about the show called “Body Works” which was to open at the museum on October 18, 1970. Organized in collaboration with artist Willoughby Sharp, the exhibit was to include video works by Vito Acconci, Terry Fox, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Keith Sonnier and William Wegman...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA/FM; Interview; Modern art; Visual art; Conceptual art; Video art